Inyo California towhee (Pipilo crissalis eremophilus)

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Listing Status:   

Where Listed: WHEREVER FOUND

General Information

Medium-sized songbird. 8-10" (20-25 cm). Uniform gray-brown above and below, with buff or rust-colored undertail coverts. Characteristic long tail with a short, thick, and pointed bill.

This population has been proposed for delisting
  • States/US Territories in which the Inyo California towhee, Wherever found is known to or is believed to occur:  California
  • US Counties in which the Inyo California towhee, Wherever found is known to or is believed to occur:  View All
  • Additional species information
 
Current Listing Status Summary
Status Date Listed Lead Region Where Listed
1987-08-03 California/Nevada Region (Region 8) Wherever found

» Federal Register Documents

Federal Register Documents
Date Citation Page Title
2013-11-04 00:00:00.0 78 FR 65938 65953 12-Month Finding on a Petition and Proposed Rule To Remove the Inyo California Towhee (Pipilo crissalis eremophilus = Melozone crissalis eremophilus) From the Federal List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife
1984-11-23 00:00:00.0 49 FR 46174 46175 Proposal to Designate Inyo Brown Towhee as Thr. w/ Crit. Hab.; 49 FR 46174- 46175
1987-08-03 00:00:00.0 52 FR 28787 28788 Proposed Determination of Additional Crit. Hab. for Inyo Brown Towhee; 52 FR 28787-28788
1987-08-03 00:00:00.0 52 FR 28780 28786 Detemination of Thr. Status & Crit. Hab. Designation for Inyo Brown Towhee; 52 FR 28780-28786
2012-06-04 00:00:00.0 77 FR 32922 32927 90-Day Finding on a Petition To Delist or Reclassify From Endangered to Threatened Six California Species; Initiation of Status Reviews
2009-03-25 00:00:00.0 74 FR 12878 12883 Initiation of 5-Year Reviews of 58 Species in California, Nevada, Arizona, and Utah; Availability of Completed 5-Year Reviews in California and Nevada
2006-03-22 00:00:00.0 71 FR 14538 14542 Initiation of 5-Year Reviews of 56 Species in California and Nevada: Notice of review.
1982-12-30 00:00:00.0 47 FR 58454 58460 Review of Vertebrate Wildlife for Listing as End. or Thr. Species

» Recovery

Current Recovery Plan(s)
Date Title Plan Action Status Plan Status
1998-04-10 Recovery Plan for Inyo California Towhee (Pipilo erythrophthalmus eremophilus) View Implementation Progress Final
Other Recovery Documents
Date Citation Page Title Document Type
2009-03-25 74 FR 12878 12883 Initiation of 5-Year Reviews of 58 Species in California, Nevada, Arizona, and Utah; Availability of Completed 5-Year Reviews in California and Nevada
  • Notice 5-year Review, Completion
2006-03-22 71 FR 14538 14542 Initiation of 5-Year Reviews of 56 Species in California and Nevada: Notice of review.
  • Notice 5-year Review
2013-11-04 78 FR 65938 65953 12-Month Finding on a Petition and Proposed Rule To Remove the Inyo California Towhee (Pipilo crissalis eremophilus = Melozone crissalis eremophilus) From the Federal List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife
  • Notice 12 month petition finding, Warranted
  • Notice Doc. Availability, Draft Post Delisting Monitoring Plan
  • Proposed Delisting, Recovered
Five Year Review
Date Title
2008-09-30 Inyo California Towhee 5-Year Review
Delisting Documents
Date Title
2013-11-04 Draft post-delisting monitoring plan for the Inyo California towhee

» Critical Habitat

Date Citation Page Title Document Type Status
1987-08-03 52 FR 28787 28788 Proposed Determination of Additional Crit. Hab. for Inyo Brown Towhee; 52 FR 28787-28788 Proposed Rule Not Required
1987-08-03 52 FR 28780 28786 Detemination of Thr. Status & Crit. Hab. Designation for Inyo Brown Towhee; 52 FR 28780-28786 Final Rule Final designated
1984-11-23 49 FR 46174 46175 Proposal to Designate Inyo Brown Towhee as Thr. w/ Crit. Hab.; 49 FR 46174- 46175 Proposed Rule Not Required

To learn more about critical habitat please see http://ecos.fws.gov/crithab

» Conservation Plans

No conservation plans have been created for Inyo California towhee.

» Petitions

» Life History

No Life History information has been entered into this system for this species.

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